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Plymouth Canton Steelers

The Plymouth-Canton Steelers Youth Football and Cheerleading program was established in 1977 and continues to offer a competitive arena to young football players and cheerleaders from the Plymouth-Canton area and surrounding cities. Our program is designed to prepare young athletes for the high school level by providing age appropriate training that will aid in the development of their football and cheerleading skills.

   
Our mission is to inspire and promote character, discipline, leadership, and teamwork in all our athletes so that they become outstanding citizens of the community. 


Please go to http://plymouthcantonsteelers.com/ for program specifics.   

Need immediate Football or Cheer Program assistance? 


For Football help email: 
For Cheer help email:


Connect to the online registration web page here. 

You will need to set up a household account with the City Recreation Office to complete registrations on-line with a user name and password.

If you do not have a user name and password, contact us by e-mail or call (734) 455-6620 x 0 during Recreation Office front counter hours and we will set you up! 



Safety
Safety is our number one priority. Learn more about the state of Michigan's sports concussion legislation, requiring all coaches to complete a concussion awareness online training program. In addition, all Plymouth Canton Steelers athletes and their parents/guardians are required to read, sign and turn in a concussion education form (PDF) prior to participating. We also have an Athletic Trainer on staff at each game.


Fee Structure includes Football & Cheer Programs:

- One Child in Football or Cheer: 
- Cost: $375.00
- Processing fees: $18.13


- Second Child in Football or Cheer: 
- Cost: $225.00
- Processing fees: $12.88


- Third Child in Football or Cheer: 
- Cost: $125.00
- Processing fees: $9.38


- Four of more children in Football or Cheer:
- Cost: free
- Processing fees: free


Program Highlights: 

We are part of the Michigan Youth Football and Cheer Conference (MYFCC, myfccleague.com) 

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is governed by parents and families who are committed to creating a safe and positive experience for our athletes   

Our football teams compete in the MYFCC Super Bowl Championship. Our cheerleaders compete in the MYFCC Super Cheer Competition. The Plymouth-Canton Steelers have consecutively brought home trophies and medals from both events, instilling great pride in our Steelers community.

Our Season runs from August to the beginning of November. Our post season is the first two weeks in  November) 

Practice/Game Details: 

Practices and home games are located at the Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex (PARC), 650 Church Street, Plymouth 48170
Practices are between 3-4 times a week and run from 5:30p-7:30p
Games are on Saturday or Sunday and start the weekend before Labor Day weekend (no games Labor Day weekend)

Football Age Guideline: 

Football players must be age 6 through 14, and shall be their age before September 1st of the playing year. You will be notified in June with the level your child will be on. 


Cheer Age Guideline:

Cheer participants must be age 5 through 14, and shall be their age before September 1st of the playing year. You will be notified in June with the level your child will be on. 


Football Levels

The Plymouth Canton Steelers offer the Football levels listed below. We place your child based on their age and weight. You will be notified in June with the level that your child will be on.
Junior Freshman (6-8 year olds)
Freshman (8-10 year olds)
Junior Varsity (10-12 year olds)
Varsity (12-14 year olds)


Cheer Squads

The Plymouth Canton Steelers offer the Cheer squads listed below. We place your child based on their age and grade. You will be notified in June with the squad that your child will be on.
Junior Freshman (5-7 year olds, 1st & 2nd graders)
Freshman (8-9 year olds, 3rd & 4th graders)
Junior Varsity (10-11 year olds, 5th & 6th graders)
Varsity (12-14 year olds, 7th & 8th graders)


On-Line Registration Dates:

Steeler registration will be open from January 25 to July 31. Register early to ensure your child has a spot. Wait lists have been used in the past. 

For Football help email:
For Cheer help email:


Location Details

Practices and home games at Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex (PARC), 650 Church St., Plymouth 48170


Uniforms

Uniforms are included in your registration fee. They must be returned to the Steeler organization at the end of the season.


Refunds

Football refund requests should be emailed to:
Cheer refund requests should be emailed to:  

If your child decides not to participate in the 2019 season after you have registered and paid your fees, you may be refunded your fees less a $125.00 deposit. You have until the first game to make this decision. After the first game, no refunds will be granted.



Frequently Asked Steeler Questions



When does the Steeler 2019 Season run? 

Steeler practice starts the first week in August. Our first game is the weekend before Labor Day weekend. Our season runs through the beginning of November (post season is the first two weeks in November).  

When are games?

Steeler games are on Saturday or Sunday. We are part of the MYFCC. Refer to myfccleague.com for teams in our league. 


When do they practice?

Steeler athletes practice 3-4 days a week from 5:30p-7:30p at the Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex (PARC), 650 Church St., Plymouth 48170. 

When will I be notified that I my child has been placed on a team?

You will receive an email from the Steeler Football Director or Cheer Director within 4 weeks of registering. If you need immediate assistance email:


or



How are teams determined?

For Football your child will be placed based on their age and weight. For Cheer, your child will be placed based on age and grade. You will be notified in June with the level/squad that your child is placed on.